Vampires in the Old West! Jack Talon, a former US Marshal and infamous gunslinger, is dying of tuberculosis when he arrives in Silver Plume, Colorado with his lovely wife, Sonya. He just wants to do a bit of gambling and get on with the business of dying. Instead, he finds himself face to face with Christopher Smythe, a vampire who holds a grudge against the mayor of the town. The mayor hires Jack to kill the vampire, but what Jack doesn't know is that his wife sees the vampire as Jack's salvation. Vampires don't get sick. Vampires live forever. Vampires never age. So what if you have to kill people and drink their blood. Sounds like a bargain to her. She loves her husband and doesn't want it to end with till death do us part. So, she sets her own plan into motion...
©2012 Gary Jonas (P)2013 Gary Jonas
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A Doc Holiday wanna be. Do not waste a credit on a 3 hour book that offers nothing new. It has good "guy" vs bad guy and a gun fight. Bad guy causes havoc and the town needs a savior.
Jack Talon is a carbon copy of Doc Holiday. Gary plagiarized the characteristics of Doc.
Gary just threw a vampire in a story of a gun slinger with tuberculosis who has a sense of honor. Like Doc, Jack can draw his gun faster even in a fit of coughing. Like Doc, Jack will never kill a man in cold blood.
He did not even do anything original with the vampire lore. No sun, needs a day man to run errands, decapitate the vamp's head for permanent death. He even included what every "honorable" vampire says about walking/seeing a sun rise.
Like I said it was a rip off.
I was extremely disappoint especially because I liked Jonathan Shade.
I don't know what the Amazon reviewers were thinking in giving this 5 stars. I will not depend on the Amazon reviews in deciding to buy a book.
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